Behind-the-scenes with Edgar Perez: The 11th-Hour Deal to End the Government Shutdown of October 2013

Edgar Perez, Celebrated Book Author of The Speed Traders and Knightmare on Wall Street, Presents The 11th-Hour Deal, Behind Washington’s Closed-doors During the 16-day Government Shutdown of October 2013.

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New York City, NY, USA (November 18, 2013) — Edgar Perez, the celebrated author of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, and Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, is presenting his newest book, The 11th-Hour Deal, Behind Washington’s Closed-doors During the 16-day Government Shutdown of October 2013 (http://www.The11thHourDeal.com), the behind-the-scenes story of the dramatic days between October 1st and 16th. The 11th-Hour Deal, to be released on February 7, 2014, will provide a comprehensive day-by-day account of what happened behind closed doors in Washington when the political class negotiated in fits and starts reopening of the government and raising the debt ceiling to ultimately arrive to an agreement at the 11th-hour.

On October 17, 2013, just minutes into the day, President Barack Obama signed the bill that ended a 16-day partial government shutdown and raised the debt ceiling, after weeks of negotiations that gave way to a frenzied Wednesday night in Washington as Congress finally passed the bill that would prevent the country from crashing into the debt ceiling. Members of both the Senate and House of Representatives had worked dangerously close to the midnight debt ceiling deadline amid warnings the government of the United States of America could run out of money to pay its bills if Congress didn’t raise the debt ceiling.

The Republican-led House had given the final stamp of approval voting 285 to 144 for the bill brokered by the Democratic-led Senate, which had voted on Wednesday evening, 81 to 18. The proposal had been hammered out by the chamber’s Republican and Democratic leaders after continued resolutions approved by the House that defunded Obamacare, President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare initiative, went nowhere. The debt cushion was extended through February 7, with current spending levels being authorized through January 15.

The 16 days of the partial government shutdown had come at a steep cost. Standard and Poor’s estimated it took $24 billion out of the economy; Fitch Ratings had put the U.S. AAA credit rating on watch for a potential downgrade. The possibility of a debt default spooked investors on Wall Street and hiked interest rates. Furthermore, it impacted American’s top-notch financial and business global preeminence; China, America’s largest foreign debt holder with $1.28 trillion of U.S. bonds, was already calling for considering building a de-Americanized world.

Perez (http://www.MrEdgarPerez.com) is widely regarded as the preeminent global expert in investing and high-frequency trading. Perez has been interviewed on Sina Finance, CNBC Squawk On The Street, Bloomberg TV’s Market Makers, CNN en Español’s Dinero, FOX Business’s Countdown to the Closing Bell, CNBC Worldwide Exchange, CNBC Cash Flow, CNBC Squawk Box, BNN Business Day, CCTV China, Bankier.pl, TheStreet.com, Leaderonomics, GPW Media, Channel NewsAsia Business Tonight and Cents & Sensibilities.

In addition, Perez has been globally featured on FXFactor, Columbia Business, OpenMarkets, Sohu, News.Sina.com, Yicai, eastmoney, Caijing, ETF88.com, 360doc, AH Radio, CNFOL.com, CITICS Futures, Tongxin Securities, ZhiCheng.com, CBNweek.com, Caixin, Futures Daily, Xinhua, CBN Newswire, Chinese Financial News, ifeng.com, International Finance News, hexun.com, Finance.QQ.com, Finance.Sina.com, The Korea Times, The Korea Herald, The Star, The Malaysian Insider, BMF 89.9, iMoney Hong Kong, CNBC, Bloomberg Hedge Fund Brief, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Dallas Morning News, Valor Econômico, FIXGlobal Trading, TODAY Online, Oriental Daily News and Business Times.

Perez has been engaged to present at the Council on Foreign Relations, Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University (Kiev), Quant Investment & HFT Summit APAC 2012 (Shanghai), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington DC), CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, University of International Business and Economics (Beijing), Hult International Business School (London and Shanghai) and Pace University (New York), among other public and private institutions.

He has spoken at a number of global conferences, including Emerging Markets Investments Summit 2013 (Warsaw), CME Group’s Global Financial Leadership Conference 2012 (Naples Beach), Harvard Business School’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum (New York, Chicago, London), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), Institutional Investor’s Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), TradeTech Asia (Singapore), FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul) and Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & Eurasia (London).

Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. in New York City. Perez has an undergraduate degree from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management (2002). He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Perez resides in the New York City area and is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer.

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American Defense Project Supports Veterans, Truckers, & Impeachment Protesters in DC

The American Defense Project is releasing a statement today encouraging members and the public to support the three major protests against the nationally destructive policies of Barack Obama this coming weekend October 11-13.

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Raleigh, NC, USA (October 10, 2013) — Contact: Jack@AmericanDefenseProject.com / (919) 964-0538

The American Defense Project is releasing a statement today encouraging members and the public to support the three major protests against the nationally destructive policies of Barack Obama this coming weekend October 11-13.

“The AD Project is forming to support American activists who are fighting to preserve our nation’s freedoms, principles, traditions, security, and integrity, and we see those desires reflected in the three major protests occurring this weekend.” said Jack Lawrence the Director of the American Defense Project. “We will help spread the word and encourage people to join with our veterans, truckers, and overpass protesters in what is clearly becoming a new and rising movement in America against Obama’s abuses of power that threaten the freedoms of all Americans.”

The American Defense Project, “AD Project,” is found online at http://www.AmericanDefenseProject.com where activists are encouraged to sign up for e-mail activism and newsletter alerts. The group has also started a Facebook group found at https://www.facebook.com/groups/AmericanDefenseProject.

AD Project hopes that supporters of the three protests will take an interest in reciprocal support for this new national organization.

The three protests AD Project is endorsing and supporting are…
Million Vet March on the Memorials
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Million-Vet-March-on-the-Memorials/539097822833735

Truckers Ride For The Constitution
https://www.facebook.com/ridefortheconstitution

Overpasses for Obama’s Impeachment
https://www.facebook.com/OverpassesForObamasImpeachment

For more information, interviews, or to lend your support and participation, please visit http://www.AmericanDefenseProject.com.

ALIPAC Drops Endorsement of Bob Goodlatte for Supporting Obama’s Amnesty for illegals

ALIPAC is dropping their standing endorsement of Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) (202-225-5431) today due to Goodlatte’s support for Obama’s illegal alien amnesty plans, which would entail changing current immigration and border laws to accommodate millions of illegal immigrants and their employers!

Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC)

Raleigh, NC, USA (September 25, 2013) — Contact: ALIPAC (866) 703-0864 / Press@alipac.us

ALIPAC is dropping their standing endorsement of Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) (202-225-5431) today due to Goodlatte’s support for Obama’s illegal alien amnesty plans, which would entail changing current immigration and border laws to accommodate millions of illegal immigrants and their employers!

Bob Goodlatte is John Boehner’s appointed chairman of the powerful House Judicial Committee which intends to pass some bills next month designed to legalize illegal aliens starting with young immigration law violators and then all others eventually.

“We are dropping our endorsement of Bob Goodlatte due to his support for amnesty for illegal aliens,” said William Gheen, President of ALIPAC. “He really had us fooled due to his past strong scores with NumbersUSA. We are now actively seeking a strong GOP primary challenger for Goodlatte in 2014 who will inform and organize the more than 80% of Republican voters who disagree with Goodlatte’s support for Obama’s illegal alien amnesty plans!”

ALIPAC is America’s largest grass roots Political Action Committee fighting against illegal immigration and any form of amnesty for illegal aliens. Founded on 9/11 of 2004, ALIPAC currently endorses more than 140 federal candidates, but has recently had to rescind endorsements for a small group of GOP members of Congress who have betrayed their constituents on immigration issues by changing their positions to support amnesty for illegals.

Congressmen Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Ted Poe (R-TX) are being added to a list of 28 GOP members of Congress who now support Obama’s illegal alien amnesty plan.

ALIPAC is pointing out that if sellouts like Poe and Goodlatte succeed in legalizing millions of illegal aliens, any future hopes of border security, immigration law enforcement, or protections for American workers, students, taxpayers, and voters will become politically impossible. Such an amnesty will also quickly attract the next waves of tens of millions of illegal aliens from 3rd world areas just like the prior amnesty of 1986 did.

For more information about ALIPAC’s efforts to stop the degradation and destruction of the United States from amnesty for illegal aliens, or to schedule interviews, please visit http://www.ALIPAC.us or http://www.AgainstAmnesty.com.

PAC Calls for Primary Challengers for GOP Senators Supporting Obama’s Amnesty Bill

America’s only political action committee dedicated to stopping and reversing illegal immigration and any form of Amnesty for illegal immigrants is calling for GOP primary challengers for any Republicans in Washington who vote “Yes on Cloture” for the Obama backed Amnesty bill S. 744 that is currently scheduled for a vote on Tuesday, June 11, at 2:15 pm ET.

Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC)

Raleigh, NC, USA (June 10, 2013) — Contact: Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC) Press@alipac.us / (866) 703-0864

America’s only political action committee dedicated to stopping and reversing illegal immigration and any form of Amnesty for illegal immigrants is calling for GOP primary challengers for any Republicans in Washington who vote “Yes on Cloture” for the Obama backed Amnesty bill S. 744 that is currently scheduled for a vote on Tuesday, June 11, at 2:15 pm ET.

“Republicans voting in support of Obama’s illegal alien Amnesty bill will pay a heavy price in the next elections!” said William Gheen, President of ALIPAC. “We want the senators to filibuster S. 744 and vote ‘No on Cloture’ because this bill will destroy America’s ability to ever secure our borders or enforce our immigration laws in the future! This bill will flood the United States with tens of millions of future unstoppable illegal immigrants who will be backed and supported by the illegal aliens given Amnesty and eventual voting rights by S. 744!”

Senate Bill S. 744 is close to having the 60 yes votes on Cloture needed to avoid a filibuster due to the announced support from GOP Senators Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Kelly Ayotte, John McCain, Jeff Flake, Orrin Hatch, and Lindsey Graham, who are siding with Barack Obama and Harry Reid and most Democrats in support of the Amnesty bill.

ALIPAC believes that most Americans oppose the Amnesty for illegal immigrants contained in S. 744, that a super majority of Republicans oppose the measure, and that much greater numbers will rue the passage of the bill when the negative consequences for American workers, taxpayers, and voters quickly manifest after passage.

“Many more Americans are going to be killed by illegal aliens than the current thousands we are losing each year due to the current under-enforcement of our existing immigration and border laws,” said William Gheen. “The number of Americans who lose their jobs, communities, taxpayer and healthcare resources, and voting impact will rapidly increase. The promises of future immigration and border enforcement will quickly vanish if S. 744 passes!”

A similar bill was passed that gave illegal immigrants Amnesty in 1986. At the time, Americans were promised future border enforcement that never materialized. The 1986 Amnesty was supposed to be for 1 million illegals, but quickly expanded to Amnesty for 3 million illegal immigrants. This disaster led to the 12-20 million illegal immigrants residing in America in 2013. Using the mathematics of the 1986 Amnesty bill, passage of Senate Bill 744 “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” will lead to more than 30 million new illegal immigrants in America by the year 2028.

To learn more about ALIPAC’s efforts to encourage GOP primary challengers for DC Lawmakers supporting amnesty or to schedule interviews please visit http://www.ALIPAC.us or http://www.AgainstAmnesty.com.

Associated Press Should Remove ‘illegal wiretap’ from Stylebook

Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC)

Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC) is encouraging the Associated Press to simply remove the term “illegal wiretap” from their stylebook to remedy their difficulties with Department of Justice phone surveillance of their employees.

Raleigh, NC, USA (May 14, 2013) — Contact: Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC) (866) 703-0864 Press@alipac.us

Americans for Legal Immigration PAC is encouraging the Associated Press to simply remove the term “illegal wiretap” from their stylebook to remedy their difficulties with Department of Justice phone surveillance of their employees.

The Associated Press was recently ridiculed nationally for ruling that the term “illegal immigrant” would be removed from their stylebook and likely disallowed in articles their wire service would carry just days before legislation granting Amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants was filed in the US Senate.

“The Associated Press is eager to embrace totalitarianism, protect and defend the Obama regime at any expense of the truth, engage in mass censorship and bias, and yet cry foul when the Obama administration power abuses affect them directly,” said William Gheen, Spokesman of ALIPAC. “Perhaps the AP should simply remove the term “illegal wiretap” to further accommodate the Obama administration in the same way they sought to wipe away public concerns about illegal immigration and Obama’s breaches of the US Constitution regarding our immigration laws.”

In response to the banning of the term “illegal immigrant,” the national press reported ALIPAC’s accusation that the Associated Press is engaging in a form of totalitarianism similar to what George Orwell described in his criticism of communism in the book 1984. In the book 1984, all citizens are subjected to a mass media supported dictator named “Big Brother” who serves as the figurehead of a one party centralized system kept in power through extreme surveillance of every citizen. Newspeak, the fictional language the citizens of 1984 are forced to use, is a reduction language where any terms deemed to be not politically correct have been removed from the latest version of the Newspeak book.

ALIPAC has criticized the Associated Press before for systematically failing to report on or acknowledge most of the death and destruction caused by illegal immigrants in America.

“The Associated Press engages in censorship and heavy bias to conceal the problems caused by the Political Correctness totalitarianism rampant in America today, including the deaths of thousands of Americans each year at the hands of illegal immigrants,” said William Gheen. “Perhaps their ‘magic eraser’ can help them thwart the Obama administration monster they have helped create and sustain!”

For more information about illegal immigration, illegal immigrants, Obama and Illegal Immigration, and Problems with illegal immigration, or to schedule interviews, please visit http://www.alipac.us.

Press Release Source: http://www.alipac.us/content/associated-press-should-remove-illegal-wiretap-stylebook-1814/